Little Italy in Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Jane Addams' Hull House
has been designated a
National Park Service
The former country home of Charles J. Hull was turned over to Jane Addams in 1889 and became an integral part of the Hull House, an eventual complex of 12 buildings used for the social welfare programs of Miss Addams and her associates. The name Hull House also came to be associated with the program of activities conducted in these buildings. The restoration of Mr. Hull's home, made possible by contributions to the University of Illinois Foundation, is a memorial to Miss Addams, her life and works. The program now carried on a the Hull House association is located in centers in various areas of the city of Chicago.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkWomen. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 41° 52.299′ N, 87° 38.841′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. It is in Little Italy. Marker is on South Halsted Street, on the right when traveling south. Building 670 on the University of Illinois campus. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 South Halsted Street, Chicago IL 60607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jane Addams' Hull-House and Dining Hall (here, next to this marker); Juvenile Court of Cook County Building (a few steps from this marker); Paul Muni (approx. 0.3 miles away); Maxwell Street (approx. half a mile away); Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini (approx. half a mile away); St. Patrick's Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Charles R. Walgreen Sr. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mary Bartelme, Illinois’ First Female Judge (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
Additional keywords. LGBT, LGBTQ
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